options and interventions
Preparation of action plan
Understanding the existing condition and situation analysis
The first phase of participatory management i.e. Information generation serves as
a basis for this
discussions. Understanding the existing condition of local people, their
resource base is a necessary condition to proceed
analysis helps to dovetail/ fusion the local people’s knowledge and experts’ advice. This
design the interventions to strike at the problems.
It requires series of meetings and
discussions to evolve local people’s perspectives and their way of reasoning.
This phase calls for some meetings and discussions involving the whole village as
a unit and primary stakeholders’ group as a unit for different purposes.
Definition of objectives intended to be achieved
objectives need to be set for the project SMART stands for -
the objective should specify what intends to be
standards need to be defined so that achievement of objectives can be
at the field situation, the set objectives should be achievable and realistic
objectives need to
be relevant to the needs of local people
Time Bound :
Time dimension needs to be defined for achieving the objectives
Objectives should be set in such a manner that they should overtly define why the
project needs doing, whom it is meant for and what is the benefit at the completion of the
Extension agency should have clarity that concerns of marginalized poor need to
be addressed while setting the objectives.